State Department

Sunlight shines on the U.S. Capitol Dome in Washington, Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Bills, amendments linger in Congress with lasting implications for feds

Part of the lengthy to-do list for legislators by the end of the year, several bills and amendments may have significant impacts for the federal workforce.

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Harry S. Truman Building, headquarters for the State Department, is seen in Washington, Monday, March 9, 2009. (AP Photo/J.  Scott Applewhite)

State Dept domestic workforce hits ‘record-high levels’ under modernization effort

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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)Secretary of State Antony Blinken listens during the Quad summit with President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, in the East Room of the White House, Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

State Department overhauls workforce data to track DEIA goal progress

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OPM removes two federal skills gaps from its high-risk list, but three positions remain

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State Dept working toward SBOM adoption to improve supply chain risk management

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Photo by Gigi SchummAnn Dunkin, CIO at EPA.

A checkup on cybersecurity with Energy Department CIO Ann Dunkin

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE  - This Aug. 10, 2006, file photo shows the sign used as the backdrop for press briefings at the U.S. Department of State in Washington. More of the first volunteers are starting to trickle back to their desks at federal agencies in the coronavirus lockdown. In the third month after Americans began sheltering in place and worksites began closing, the Energy Department says the first voluntary returns of a small number of headquarters workers began Monday. The State Department and Agriculture Department also have some workers returning to job places this month. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak. File)

AFGE joins calls to fire State Dept diplomat for allegedly posting antisemitic content

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State Department’s cyber center reducing noise, trying to prevent the ‘bang’

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Uniformed and civilian cyber and military intelligence specialists monitor Army networks in the Cyber Mission Unit’s Cyber Operations Center at Fort Gordon, Ga. (Photo by Michael L. Lewis)

Army’s $15M TMF award bolsters new strategy for securing operational technology

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Harry S. Truman Building, headquarters for the State Department, is seen in Washington, Monday, March 9, 2009. (AP Photo/J.  Scott Applewhite)

State to name DoD’s Fletcher as its new CIO

Kelly Fletcher is heading over to the State Department to be its CIO after spending the last six-plus years at the Defense Department. At the same time,…

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State Department ‘virtualizing everything’ to assess Foreign Service candidates

The State Department, once a relative stranger to telework for most functions prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, is taking steps to allow Foreign Service…

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Permanent representative to the United Nations Kim Song of North Korea addresses the 77th session of the U.N. General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, at the U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Julia Nikhinson)

How Diplomatic Security oversaw first all in-person UN General Assembly since COVID-19 began

The State Department’s Diplomatic Security Service is winding down operations after deploying more than 700 personnel to protect the largest annual gathering of diplomats and heads of state.

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